Y Ty rice terraces in pouring-water season (photos)

Y Ty rice terraces in pouring-water season (photos)

The best time to admire golden rice terraces in Y Ty in the northern province of Lao Cai is from September to October. However, from May to June when local people pour water into their rice terraces and transplant seedlings, Y Ty becomes as beautiful as a watercolor painting.
Ministry to assess Sa Pa airport project

Ministry to assess Sa Pa airport project

The assessment of the Sa Pa airport project proposed by the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai has received the authorities’ nod to kick off.
Bac Ha Winter Festival highlights Mong culture

Bac Ha Winter Festival highlights Mong culture

Music, horse racing and food will all be featured at the Bac Ha Winter Festival from November 20-22 as the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai attempts to attract tourists back to the district.
Fansipan mountain - The season of Verveine flowers

Fansipan mountain - The season of Verveine flowers

Visitors to Fansipan mountain in Sapa misty town in the northern province of Lao Cai this season will have a chance to witness a valley of stunning purple of Verveine flowers.
Bac Ha horse race attracts tourists

Bac Ha horse race attracts tourists

The final round of the traditional horse race on the Bac Ha Plain of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai took place on May 31.
Seven Chinese involved in online gambling handed over to China

Seven Chinese involved in online gambling handed over to China

Competent forces of the northern border province of Lao Cai on October 26 handed over seven Chinese involved in an online gambling ring to police of China’s Yunnan province.
Lao Cai – an emerging destination of investors

Lao Cai – an emerging destination of investors

With a lot of advantages, Lao Cai is an up and coming destination for investors, as seen by the $5.3 billion investment it just approved.
Lao Cai police arrests heroin traffickers

Lao Cai police arrests heroin traffickers

Police of the northern province of Lao Cai have arrested three men who illegally transported 16 bricks of heroin in Muong Khuong district.
Sun Group opens five-star hotel by ‘roof of Indochina’

Sun Group opens five-star hotel by ‘roof of Indochina’

The launch of Sun Group's Hotel de la Coupole – MGallery by Sofitel is aimed at restoring tourism at Sapa to its former glory.
Stunning beauty at the peak of Fansipan in the autumn

Stunning beauty at the peak of Fansipan in the autumn

Fansipan’s peak is one of the best spots in Lao Cai province for photographers to take beautiful pictures, with visitors losing themselves in the scenic views whilst visiting Sapa in autumn.
“Pau Plau” Day Cake

“Pau Plau” Day Cake

Day Cake is a popular type of cake that can be found all over Vietnam, but the Day Cake called “Pau Plau” in Lao Cai is quite a unique dish.
Cao Bang to host song and dance festival

Cao Bang to host song and dance festival

Hundreds artists of 12 art troupes from northern mountainous provinces will take part in a national song and dance festival in Cao Bang province between June 29 and July 7.
“Mushroom house” of the Black Ha Nhi in Lao Cai

“Mushroom house” of the Black Ha Nhi in Lao Cai

The earthen houses with mossy roofs of the Black Ha Nhi in Y Ty district, Lao Cai province, look like mushrooms in the clouds. When sunshine banishes the clouds, the earthen houses appear on the mountainside as in a fairy land. VOV introduces the uniqueness of the Black Ha Nhi’s architecture.
Silk Path Hotels Resorts opens French chateau-inspired resort in Sa Pa

Silk Path Hotels Resorts opens French chateau-inspired resort in Sa Pa

The 5-star Silk Path Grand Resort & Spa Sapa has officially opened its doors to welcome tourists to Sa Pa – the famous tourist magnet in the northern province of Lao Cai.
Five ideal spots in Sapa for a Weekend Getaway

Five ideal spots in Sapa for a Weekend Getaway

Sapa town in the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai is one of favourite tourist destinations.
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